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archebanc

or arch·banc

[ French arsh-bahn ]
/ French arʃˈbɑ̃ /
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noun, plural arche·bancs [arsh-bahn], /arʃˈbɑ̃/, French Furniture.

a bench or settle of the medieval and Renaissance periods, wide enough for several persons and having a seat with a chest beneath, arms at the ends, and a high back.

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Origin of archebanc

From French; see origin at arch1, arca, bank3
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